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Peter Hamilton

Councillor for Maynooth

Introducing Peter Hamilton, your candidate for the Local Elections May 24th

Peter has been a Maynooth resident since 1998. He has been an active Green Party member for over 5 years and is currently deputy chair of the Kildare Greens. He is a member of the Maynooth Community Council. He is founder and chair of the Maynooth Sustainable Energy Community and also founder of the Kildare County Sustainable Energy Network K-SELF.

With 35 years’ experience in the technology industry, Peter has strong experience and understanding of business and enterprise. He is currently an entrepreneur working from Maynooth on two start-up companies in the education technology area. The North Kildare Green Party team have strong belief in the central importance of high integrity and forward-looking business in our local area.

Peter was also one of the founders of Lucan Educate Together, the first Educate Together school in the Dublin West area. This community action provided him with first-hand experience of what a small and dedicated group can do to drive positive change. Today more than 3000 children attend four Educate Together primary schools in Lucan.

The Maynooth Local Area includes Balraheen, Cloncurry, Donadea, Kilcock, Maynooth, and Straffan.

The Green Party is also fielding a strong candidate, Saoirse McHugh, for our Midlands North West Constituency in the European elections.